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Connection (mathematics) - Historical Survey of Connections
... Historically, connections were studied from an infinitesimal perspective in Riemannian geometry ... The infinitesimal study of connections began to some extent with Christoffel ... Ricci-Curbastro and Tullio Levi-Civita (Levi-Civita Ricci 1900) who observed in part that a connection in the infinitesimal sense of Christoffel also ...

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